Ms. Anu Pires (M.Sc. Econ) has been appointed SVP, HR at Valmet as of 1 September 2024. In this position she will report to the President and CEO and is a member of Valmet's Executive Team.

Anu Pires joins Valmet from Paulig Group, where she has worked as SVP, Human Resources since 2018. Anu is an experienced HR leader who has gained extensive international experience by working in many multinational companies across several countries, covering both industrial and consumer businesses. Prior to her current role at Paulig, Anu worked as VP of HR at Lumene from 2017 to 2018, in different HR management positions at Outotec from 2016 to 2017, and as Head of HR, APAC Mobile Device Sales, Nokia integration at Microsoft from 2014 to 2015.

Between 1998 and 2014, she held HR management roles at Nokia, working in Brazil, China, and India. Anu began her career in human resources as HR trainee and specialist at Valmet from 1996 to 1998. Anu Pires will be based at Valmet's head office in Espoo, Finland.